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Title Flemish Visitors at the Bobelijn House
Date c.1928
Document Type Photograph
Reference RSL.BVD.0031.004
Library / Archive Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp
Series Description The Red Star Line Museum Collection consists of ephemera, objects, and items documenting the lives and everyday experiences of it's passengers travelling to America from 1873-1934.
Biographical Note / History Irene Bobelijn was born in 1922, and in 1928 travelled aboard SS Lapland to New York in order to visit her parents. In 1931, Irene and her parents return to Belgium aboard the SS Pennland.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Belgium
Country (to) United States of America
Nationality Flemish; Belgian; European
People Bobelijn, Irene
Keywords Red Star Line, shipping, family, women, children, emigrant, emigration, housing, clothing, family, social life
Language Dutch
Document(s) linked to Irene Bobelijn at the Christmas Children Party on the S.S. Pennland
Irene Bobelijn and Other Passengers on the S.S. Pennland
Irene Bobelijn and her Parents Posing in Front of their House at the Occasion of her First Communion
Gathering of the Kleenste and Bobelijn Families
Irene Bobelijn and Her Mother
Family and Friends Welcome the Bobelijn Family on their Arrival in Antwerp
United States of America Passport of the Bobelijn Family, Number 344985
Copyright Private collection, courtesy of Irene Bobelijn